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CSPAN
Jul 1, 2011 11:00pm EDT
month what india takes in every year and still, it only grows two percentage points faster than india. in other words, if you think about the quality of chinese growth, it's not as impressive as it appears. it is massive investment, a huge number of airports, eight- lane highways, a high-speed rail that's being built and if you look at what you are getting out of it in terms of the return on investment it is not as impressive. the un just came out with a report indicating that china is going to have a demographic collapse over the next 25 years. it is going to lose 400 million people. there is no point in human history in which you have had a dominant power in the world that is also declining demographically. it simply doesn't happen. and if you want to look at what a country in demographic decline looks like, look at japan and ask yourself how powerful it is. even if china were the largest economy in the world, those numbers are all based on something called purchasing power parody, where china's gdp gets inflated because the cost of a haircut in beijing is less than the cost of one
CSPAN
Jul 5, 2011 10:00am EDT
foreign investment every month were india takes it in over -- every year and they only grow 2% faster than india. it is not as impressive as it appears. massive investment, a huge number of airports, highways, high-speed rail. if you look at what you are getting out of it in terms of the return of investment, not as investment. china has a huge problem that they face. the u.n. can out with a report that pointed out that china will have a demographic collapse of the next 25 years. they will lose 400 million people. there is no point in human history in which you have had a dominant power in the world that is also declining demographically. it simply does not happen. if you want to look at what a country in demographic decline looks like, look at japan. how powerful is it? politically, even if china is the largest economy in the world, and those numbers are all based on purchasing power parity where there gdp gets inflated because the cost of a hair cut is less than one in toronto, but your international power does not depend on the price of hair cuts but foreign aid, oil, and international
CSPAN
Jul 1, 2011 6:30pm EDT
property bubble. they take in this foreign investment every month when india takes in every year and still it only grows two percentage points faster than india. if you think about the quality of chinese growth it's not as impressive as it appears. massive investment. a huge number of airports, high speed rail. if you look at what you're getting out have -- of it in terms of return on investment, not as impressive. china has a huge problem. the u.n. came out with a report that pointed out that china is going to have a demographic clams over the next years. it is going to lose 400 million. there is no point in human history in which you've had a dominant power in the world that is also declining demographically. simply doesn't happen. if you want to see what a country in decline looks like look at japan and ask yourself how powerful is it? china's g.d.p. gets inflated because the cost of a haircut in beijing is less than one in toronto. but g.d.p. depends on foreign aid and oil and international investments and aircraft carriers and for all of that you need real hard currency and that adjus
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2011 7:00am EDT
in new world. it is obvious a lot of cheap products come from abroad whether it is china or india or other places with low-cost labor. the focus on the u.s., it is widely agreed it needs to be on producing skilled workers who need to be able to beat out from around the world. on the repatriation tax holiday issue, the u.s. companies that have expanded overseas now have a lot of money in their overseas accounts. they have made the case to have a tax holiday to bring it back to the u.s. and invest the in u.s. jobs. it is gaining some traction as an idea. one concern is that u.s. companies have quite a bit of cash on their balance sheets at home. they are not using got to go out and create new jobs as much as they could. part of it is they do not see the demand. consumers are not spending as much as they would need to support something like that. there's a lot of cash and use right now. host: what is the rate they are taxed at? guest: the highest tax rates are around 35%. there is discussion of bringing them closer to 25%. the problem is tax rates are spread out so broadly among diff
CSPAN
Jul 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
for. sending jobs to china and india. job say let's protect creators, but there are no jobs. they just keep selling us out and selling us out. host: there is of the work on twitter -- a couple of stories talking about the financial implications of what's going on right now in washington. and a similar story -- let's hear from virginia beach on our independent line, don. caller: good morning. i would like to speak on the last gentleman's comments. i don't understand why people just don't see a the whole system is broken. our political system is broken. all of these congressmen, democrats and republicans, have too many special interests. the lobbyists are the problem. host: you are echoing comments made by -- caller: they talk about our political system in this country as a sham. host: i think we lost him. let's go to a democratic caller in new hampshire, ron. our focus is the balanced budget amendment. is it necessary? caller: i don't believe it is. a matter what kind of numbers you put up there, if we need the money, we're going to print some more. to echo the last couple previous call
CSPAN
Jul 8, 2011 2:00am EDT
in the range of 6.5, some of them such as india and china getting higher marks, so we are facing a turnaround which is very uneven with country's leading the charge and not those that were historic leading the charge and others advanced economies that are lagging behind in a way given the status of development. in the midst of that, we have clearly the two categories different issues to address but if ware to provide service and guidance, advice and recommendations and if and when necessary and if asked support. those are on the one hand the issues of sovereign debt and concerns all advanced economies ranging from japan to the united states, but clearly with a focus as you write about it as we know with a focus on the year autozone and in particular a country such as greece. on the other hand, when we look at emerging markets we have in some corners the risk of overheating, and we obviously have the risk of inflation as well, and sometimes particularly in the low-income countries the risk of imported completion that results from a high prices of commodities and including commodities obviously
CSPAN
Jul 17, 2011 1:30pm EDT
connecting boston, bangalore, and another city. india is adding 18 million cellphones a month. they are now part of this flat world. i have spent a lot of time following the middle east. we have connected detroit and damascus. now we have connected detroit, damascus, and dara. it is a dusty desert town on the syrian-jordanian border where the revolution began. syria has banned every international news organization. bbc, cnn, fox, "new york times," and al jazeera. yet every night, you have been seeing news footage coming out of dra. if you look at the bottom of your screen, it says is from smn. sham news network. sham is arabic for syria. i would bet the governors in their wallets right now have enough money in their wallets to start sham news network. they have been pumping out video and flip camera footage from dara through sham news network. that is half what the world has become. on october 30, 2010, an indian newspaper ran a small item. i happened to be there at a time. it caught my eye. it said a communications firm had just started had3g service at the summit of mount everest. it will
CSPAN
Jul 17, 2011 6:30pm EDT
. india is adding 18 million cellphones a month. they are now part of this flat world. i have spent a lot of time following the middle east. we have connected detroit and damascus. now we have connected detroit, damascus, and dara. it is a dusty desert town on the syrian-jordanian border where the revolution began. syria has banned every international news organization. bbc, cnn, fox, "new york times," and al jazeera. yet every night, you have been seeing news footage coming out of dra. if you look at the bottom of your screen, it says is from smn. sham news network. sham is arabic for syria. i would bet the governors in their wallets right now have enough money in their wallets to start sham news network. they have been pumping out video and flip camera footage from dara through sham news network. that is half what the world has become. on october 30, 2010, an indian newspaper ran a small item. i happened to be there at a time. it caught my eye. it said a communications firm had just started had3g service at the summit of mount everest. it will allow thousands of climbers to access highs
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2011 2:00pm EDT
it is obvious that a lot of cheap products come from abroad, whether china or india or any number of other places that have low-cost labor. it is obvious a lot of cheap oducts come from abroad whether it is china orndia or other places with low-cost labor. the focus on the u.s., it is widely agreed it needs to be on producing skilled workers who need to be able to beat out from around the world. on the repatriation tax holiday issue, the u.s. companies that have expanded overseas now have a lot of money in their overseas accounts. they have made the case to have a tax holiday to bring it back to the u.s. and invest the in u.s. jobs. is gaining some traction as an idea. one concern is that u.s. companies have quite a bit of cash on their balance sheets at home. they are not using got to go out and create new jobs as much as they could. part of it is they do not see the demand. consumers are not spending as much as they would need to suort something like that. there's a lot of cash and use right now. host: what is theate they are taxed at? guest: the highest tax rates are around 35%. there i
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2011 7:00am EDT
produced in india. all the illustrations were electronically created in thailand. and all the books were printed overseas. and the client that in these books were for work four american taxpayers children who go to school every day -- kindergarten through the sixth grade -- for american taxpayers's children go to school. the congress and the senate and they get up there and are so pompous about everything. they outsource all of these american jobs. it is disgraceful what they have done to this country. host: trade agreements are on the table this week in discussion on capitol hill with the house smoke ways and means committee taking a look at three agreements for south korea, colombia, and panama. this is "the wall street journal" this morning with a piece about a program attached to the free trade agreement -- trade assistance administration program. it says -- the story continues inside "the wall street journal." elizabeth williamson reports about how much this costs. we will go to mary who has a job in houston, texas. your thoughts. caller: first of all, where does the president think
CSPAN
Jul 19, 2011 8:00pm EDT
business. our capital can go anywhere in the world, india, china, vietnam, canada, mexico. it can go anywhere. and when you start raising taxes on our job creators and you scratch your head and wonder why they are leaving, it is pretty obvious. we see it in a smammer level in our states where we see more regulation and more taxes in our states like california. all of a sudden, businesses pack up and go to another state that has better rules and regulations and taxes. that happens on a broader scale right here in america. you raise the cost of business, you kill jobs in america. in the end, does it hurt these businesses? no. the people that are hurt are our constituents, our families, our people in our districts that are yes or noing for opportunities, yes or no -- yearning for a job. >> war will it take -- mr. griffin: what will it take tore folks to wobbeder why businesses are leaving the country. they want to point the finger to someone else, some third party, some external cause. maybe we should think about the fact that the policies adopted by the federal government have an impac
CSPAN
Jul 20, 2011 8:00pm EDT
for business and goes around the world as i have done to china and india and africa, and because there are suggestions you should cancel a trip like that, i think it is talking britain and down, and i think you should be better than that. in 2003, a committee warned about the media. the investigation the prime minister has announced, will we go that far back and related to understand what the committee region really understand what the committee ignored. >> one thing they are looking at is the relationship between the media and politics. >> if they had known newt information, and would he have gone ahead with the appointment? >> i explain this last week. if i have been told the proper information andy coulson knew about hacking, i would have fired him. >> could i congratulate the prime minister on taking the lead when new evidence came out to establishing an independence inquiry. having gotten that independence, can he say he will affirm with the economic tsunami democrats one thing we can do is lead the inquiry to answer difficult questions, and we focus on issues around jobs. >
CSPAN
Jul 18, 2011 8:00pm EDT
and they are going to do it at a lower cost. we have to compete with india, china, japan and indonesia and viet na -- vietnam. if we don't, other businesses will compete abroad. a lot of those jobs that those positions were held by african americans. we need to retool the american work force and let me tell you why there are numbers that are disproportionate with african americans. i don't want people doing what they did in the last 400 years. they say because they don't want to work and we have heard that unfortunately over the years. the only reason we know what the numbers are are because those are the individuals who are out seeking work and that's how we know that the unemployment numbers are what theyr but keep in mind, nobody probably thinks about this, every time you read about a state laying off workers , a municipality laying off firefighters or police officers or if you find any government agency laying off, it means that the number of african americans who are unemployed will rise and the reason for that is african americans disproportionately seek work in the government. we have done
CSPAN
Jul 19, 2011 10:00am EDT
or will the leadership pass to china or india or to some other place? this is the great issue confronting the people of the united states, and it's the great issue confronting us here in congress as well. let's get our fiscal house in order. thank you, mr. speaker, and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new jersey yields back the balance of his time. the chair recognizes the gentleman from illinois, mr. quigley, for five minutes. mr. quigley: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, an american president once wrote a letter to the senate majority leader urging him to raise the debt ceiling. the president wrote, "the consequences of a serious prospect of default for the united states is impossible to predict and awesome to contemplate. denegation of the full credit of the united states would have substantial impact on the domestic financial markets and on the value of the dollar in exchange markets." that president's name was ronald reagan and the year was 1983. he closes under the senate majority leader howard baker saying, the risks, the costs, the incalcul
CSPAN
Jul 10, 2011 1:00pm EDT
are more in the range of 6.5%, some of them, such as india and china, hitting much higher marks. we are facing a turnaround which is very uneven, with countries leading the charge and not those that were historically leading the charge, and others, advanced economies that are lagging behind in a way, given their status of development. in the midst of that, we have clearly in each of those two categories different issues to address, and where clearly the fund can provide service, can provide guidance, can provide advice and recommendations, and if and when necessary, and if asked, obviously support. those two categories are, on the one hand, the issues of sovereign debt. and that concerns all advanced economies, ranging from japan to the united states, but clearly with a focus, as you write about it, as we know, with a focus on the euro zone and in particular on countries such as greece. on the other hand, when we look at the emerging markets, we have in some corners the risk of overheating, and we obviously have the risk of inflation as well. and sometimes, particularly in the low-i
Search Results 0 to 15 of about 16 (some duplicates have been removed)